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Trump’s bonkers anti-impeachment letter to Nancy Pelosi is like one of his tweets on steroidsCraig Newmark is so worried about 2020 election security he’s funding tools to prevent disasterEvery victim’s nightmare: Ransomware attackers are now doxing people who don’t pay upGary Larson might be the longest internet holdout in history, god love himHow to sound humble but not weak or insecureThis brilliant map of 3,500 occupations will help you find a new job based on your personalityPBS live streaming comes to YouTube TV: Here’s how to watch itThis beautiful coloring book talks to kids about the border, family separation, and empathyMeghan McCain is getting roasted for her ‘Mother of Dragons’ tweetThis hydrogen-powered truck could help lower the footprint of the mining industryA 9-step plan for topping the Billboard charts in 25 years, the Mariah Carey wayThe first ‘Rise of Skywalker’ reviews are in, and they are (mostly) positiveExactly how to improve your LinkedIn profile to get more job offersThe Ice Age tar pits of Los Angeles are getting a fresh new designWhy bots are becoming the best way to talk about mental health at workThis startup wants to make urban flying as accessible as riding the busEgg cartons are the next packaging to be replaced by reusable containersThe ultra-competitive race to design the next viral toyLess guilt and more action is what works for women of color in techWhy the U.S. government needs you to hack itMozilla is ramping up its program to stop snooping ISPsCoca-Cola’s Insiders Club is already full. Maybe read the fine print before joining the wait listI’m a scientist. This is what I had to ‘unlearn’ to build a successful businessThe 11 cleverest tech ideas of 2019For the love of God, don’t buy that ugly Christmas sweaterExclusive: Sophia Amoruso is selling Girlboss to a holding startup that wants to fix mediaAmerican Girl sales are plummeting. Can the iconic ’90s brand be saved?By 2023, the secondhand clothes market will double to $51 billion. Here’s whyThese 5 email alternatives do what Gmail can’tThis Y Combinator for Hollywood wants to discover the next Lena WaitheIf your shoes were made specifically for you, would you care more about who made them?This is the counterintuitive benefit to viewers if Netflix releases more audience numbersA WhatsApp security flaw could have been exploited by hackers to create ‘mass chaos,’ say researchersPETA bought stock in Starbucks to help vegans save 80 cents on nondairy milkAmazon warehouse injuries spark workers’ rights petition as the holiday season peaksThese 8 profitable tech giants paid less in federal taxes than you did last yearI tried Michelle Obama’s guided journal to see how it could improve my career‘Girl, please stop talking’: Whoopi Goldberg shuts down Meghan McCain on ‘The View’Study says flirting at work can be a good thing, and zero-tolerance policies are misguidedHallmark Channel says it’ll run Zola’s same-sex couples ads—but Zola’s not ready to returnThe strange but not so crazy case for Mike Bloomberg for presidentWe all make mistakes. Here’s what they taught me about putting consumers firstOrlando Jones says he was fired from ‘American Gods’ because its white showrunner found his character ‘angry’Disney’s dominance of the 2019 box office means its takeover of movies is completeYour deadline is making you overeatThis GPS-based haiku generator writes poems about your current locationThese are the most downloaded apps and games of the 2010sFemale executive club Chief plans a West Coast expansionAlphabet’s Sidewalk Labs just unveiled a software that designs whole neighborhoodsAre you sharing too much about your kids online? ProbablyHow self-driving car tech could help drones monitor power lines to prevent wildfires4 common but harmful myths about how your brain worksThe world’s oldest known work of art is eerily beautifulApple, Google, and Microsoft accused of aiding and abetting the death of children in cobalt minesVisa credit card warning: Thieves are remotely stealing your data from gas pumpsHow Benny and Josh Safdie created the most chaotic moment ever on film in ‘Uncut Gems’Apps are overrated. Here’s when you should use an analog toolIs 5G dangerous for your health? Here’s what the research saysHow brand consultancy FNDR helps companies such as Snap and Glossier find their voicesPantone’s Color of the Year is awful46 gifts you can still get delivered before December 25Experiences are better than things, but not if you make your memories unsustainablyHow to watch the 2019 Kennedy Center Honors on CBS without cableHere is why you should swear at work, according to scienceWhen should your child get a smartphone?Pink for girls and blue for boys? What toymakers get wrong about genderProductivity Confidential: Productivity @200mph (podcast)These are the workplace trends that give us hope‘Potential’ cyberattack cripples New Orleans city websites after mandatory computer shutdownsThe Billboard 200 chart will now include video plays from YouTube, Apple, and SpotifyTwo experts quit election accountability group over claims it has been endorsing untrustworthy machinesThese 5 cities or states will pay you to live there, and you can apply right nowStop drowning in data—and find the insights you needTry these five tricks to do a day’s worth in just a couple of hoursBurger King offers free Whoppers if you can stomach ‘Star Wars’ spoilersInvesting in a public company? Here’s why you should consider a private firm instead65% of owners buy their pets holiday gifts. Here’s what to get your dogThis corporate holiday card is a lot cooler than yoursThis is how pay data can get the wage gap wrongDo these 9 things to get better at working remotelyThe London Underground’s logo gets an inspired redesignBranding is dead, CX design is kingHow to use the holidays to boost your job searchWhere did you travel in the last decade? This personalized map will show you10 minutes reflecting on who helped you succeed can transform your idea of the meritocracyI used to support ever-present cameras. After one shocking night, I’m not so sureClint Eastwood’s ‘Richard Jewell’ uses national hostility toward media (and women) to its advantageBlue Bottle wants you to bring your own coffee cup—or pay upHere’s everything we know about Microsoft’s Xbox Series XNetflix blows up its formula to get you to watch ‘6 Underground’This company will turn your garage into an apartment for free—and help you rent it out10 CEOs on the business books on their holiday wish listsSnapchat memories 2019: Here’s how to see your ‘year end’ storyThe weird, wonderful world of Y2K survival guides: A look backFacebook stock takes a beating on report that the FTC might thwart its grand unification plansThe future of energy: What’s next?The future of electric vehiclesFlight shaming hasn’t hurt Delta’s profits, but the airline is feeling the shameThe Ocean Cleanup device has returned from the Pacific Garbage Patch with its first load of plasticLizzo met Mayor Pete, and Twitter went wild over their awkward photoRing security cameras keep getting hacked: Here’s how to protect yourselfHow to plan a maternity leave that is less stressful for everyoneAre we entering a Golden Age of movie poster design?Older Americans blow $1,584 a year on lottery ticketsThese fast-growing jobs for 2020 offer six-figure salaries, and they might surprise youThe world’s most beautiful architecture is also the most equitableHow hiring has changed in the past decade5G’s rollout is confusing, uneven, and rife with problemsHow to find out if someone is trying to manipulate youLooking for a last-minute gift? Give a subscription box insteadSouthwest Airlines employees will get a big payday from Boeing over the Max 737 debacleShould you get medical advice from a bot? Doctors aren’t so sureWhy everyone thinks they’re the person who did most of the group projectPurpose-driven leaders will occupy your workplace in 2020: Here’s how to maximize themThis ingenious airline seat will make flying coach less awfulThe next generation of the internet is almost here—and it could even transform our farmsThese beauty and skincare products are ‘Fast Company’ tested, and approvedMarissa Mayer’s new project is a suite of timesaving appsThese are the top TikTok videos, memes, and artists of 2019What the PalmPilot can teach us about designing products people loveThis new coastal Brooklyn park is designed to thrive as sea levels rise‘The Rise of Skywalker’ is days away, but fans are still arguing about ‘The Last Jedi’5 great (and free!) photo editing appsA Climate of ChangeICE’s Stingray cellphone spying ignites lawsuit from the ACLUGet this app that turns your iPhone into a classic iPod before Apple kills it“People are getting soft”: How the Away scandal exposed a Silicon Valley culture warGM’s new 2021 Chevy Suburban SUVs might actually be bigger than your bedroomThis short film captures the soft abuse actresses endure, even from non-dirtbagsGiving kids technology for Christmas isn’t such a bad thingPlant-based foods agree on labeling standards to help fight attacks from the meat industryIt’s almost 2020, and advertisers still see women as mom-shaped placeholdersThe five states of readyThe rationale for readyAsk these vital questions before you start fundraisingThink you can’t escape Google? You haven’t seen anything yetThese are the movies, TV, and gaming characters you loved in 2019 according to PornHubReimagining the Fast Company ExperienceClosing the hole in the ozone also prevented 1 degree Celsius of warmingThe secret to being a persuasive speakerWhat to know about calling out sick for mental health reasonsThe secret to a successful startup exit is not what you thinkThis company that makes milk protein without cows just raised an utterly huge amount of cashWant crazy-fast internet? Here’s what AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint offer right nowThe United States gets a new kind of atlasGreta Thunberg was just named ‘Time’ magazine’s 2019 ‘Person of the Year’These are your bad boss storiesAmazon Christmas order deadlines: These are the dates you need to knowThese headphones aren’t pretty, but they just might save your lifeAt a $1.9 trillion valuation Saudi Aramco is the ‘largest IPO in the history of humankind’How the exhibit designer behind the Obama Presidential Center captures the attention of children and adults alikeAmazon and Apple will be our doctors in the future, says tech guru Peter DiamandisThe world’s first 3D-printed neighborhood now has its first housesThe rise and fall of Delia’s, the catalog that ruled AmericaGoogle’s Year in Search 2019 video highlights the superheroes all around usJob seekers: These are the 10 best companies to work for in 2020, and they’re not who you thinkThe latest browser privacy feature brings new dangers of its own